doggedness


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dog·ged

 (dô′gĭd, dŏg′ĭd)
adj.
Stubbornly persevering; tenacious: "two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder" (W.E.B. Du Bois).

dog′ged·ly adv.
dog′ged·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doggedness - persistent determinationdoggedness - persistent determination    
determination, purpose - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"

doggedness

doggedness

noun
Translations
عِناد، إصْرار
houževnatosturputnost
stædighedvedholdenhed
òrjóska
aziminatçılık

doggedness

[ˈdɒgɪdnɪs] Ntenacidad f

doggedness

[ˈdɒgɪdnɪs] n (= resoluteness) → obstination f

doggedness

nBeharrlichkeit f, → Zähigkeit f; (of resistance, pursuit, refusal)Hartnäckigkeit f

dog

(dog) noun
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox.
adjective
(usually of members of the dog family) male. a dog-fox.
verbpast tense, past participle dogged
to follow closely as a dog does. She dogged his footsteps.
dogged (ˈdogid) adjective
keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner. his dogged perseverance.
ˈdoggedly (-gid-) adverb
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
ˈdoggedness (-gid-) noun
ˈdog-biscuit noun
a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
ˈdog collar
1. a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
2. a collar around a dog's neck.
ˈdog-eared adjective
(of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner. dog-eared volumes; Several pages were dog-eared.
ˌdog-ˈtired adjective
very tired. I'm dog-tired this morning after sitting up all night in the train.
a dog's life
a wretched existence. He leads a dog's life.
go to the dogs
to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
in the doghouse
in disgrace. He forgot his wife's birthday, so he's in the doghouse.
not a dog's chance
no chance at all. He hasn't a dog's chance of getting a ticket.
References in classic literature ?
At one time it looked as though he could not live more than a few hours, and I am convinced that it was only through the Dutchman's doggedness that he pulled through.
They were studying hard; even Phil had settled down to text and notebooks with a doggedness not to be expected of her.
And to tell you all the truth while I am about it,' said Mr Flintwinch, crossing his arms, and becoming the express image of irascible doggedness, 'I have been rasped--rasped these forty years--by your taking such high ground even with me, who knows better; the effect of it being coolly to put me on low ground.
I--certainly--did--NOT," said Coavinses, whose doggedness in utterly renouncing the idea was of that intense kind that he could only give adequate expression to it by putting a long interval between each word, and accompanying the last with a jerk that might have dislocated his neck.
Dyche has taken unfancied Burnley to seventh place in the table and Pellegrino saluted their doggedness under their no-nonsense gaffer.
The Naib Ameer said the Indian government's doggedness on Kashmir issue was destroying peace in the region, adding the Kashmiris' sacrifices would not go in waste.
According to the rector, the institution was able to achieve the feat due to his doggedness and the cooperation of the staff of the polytechnic.
As a staunch EU "Remainer", now eerily mutated into Nigel Farage's Brexit-spouting ventriloquist's dummy, her contradictory doggedness in persisting with the UK's nonsensical leaving of the EU is both comical and forbidding, particularly as recent opinion polls clearly show that the increasing majority of Brits now want to remain in the EU.
In the final, Arya showed brilliance and doggedness and held his nerves for an impressive 6-2, 7-5 upset victory over top seed Praneet Raj.
Leckie added: "It was the doggedness and determination to 'stick it' of our South Staffords, the feeling that they never know when they were beaten, that carried them through to victory again and again.
Leckie added, "It was the doggedness and determination to 'stick it' of our South Staffords, the feeling that they never know when they were beaten, that carried them through to victory again and again.
Faced with complications of monumental proportions his doggedness continues.